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Domkeller

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$$ - $$$
German, European, Soups, Central European
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Domplatz 9, 01662 Meissen, Saxony, Germany
03521 45 76 76
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Esher, England
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164 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The entrance from the Domplatz looks nothing much, but the rear of the restaurant opens up onto a terrace overlooking the rooftops and winding streets of Meissen. Hearty Saxon fare washed down with good local wine. Pork shank (pictured) excellent, with crunchy crackling - would have been 4 portions at home! Efficient service.

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Thank pra51
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisore. We want to Try german speciality. In 5 minutes We get drinks. We want oder also food, but We can't. After 30 minutes We paid and left. Nobody ask for nothing.

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Thank Tomáš T
MSP
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89 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The view is indescribable -- the beauty of God's creation and the creativity of humankind blends well together... And that's before even mentioning the food. The food was delicious -- the menu shows German and English. You have to order straight from the menu as the wait staff did not speak English and I do not speak German! Thus, "customizing"... More 

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Antioch
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Besides the fabulous view from the terrace of this picturesque restaurant, the food is typical for the region and delicious! We come here each time we visit Meißen and absolutely love it.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We chose this restaurant by chance one lunchtime, after looking at the menu and seeing some 'specials' featuring matjes (herring). Having no idea what to expect, I ordered matjes lasagne. This turned out to a beautifully presented 'tower' of potato cakes, herring, salad and beetroot, topped off with smoked salmon on horseradish sauce. The best dish I have ever eaten... More 

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Maple, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

The location is magnificent - near the Albrechrsburg castle, overlooking the old town of Meissen. The prices, surprisingly, are very fair. My wife had a trout with boiled potatoes and horseradish and I enjoyed a Saxon goulash in a rye bread bowl. The food was exceptional, the staff very friendly and we left a generous tip. The spirit of old... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We hiked up the steps to this restaurant because we heard they served traditional Saxon food that is more authentic than the places we found in Dresden. We ordered house light beer which was great. For lunch we had the Saxon potato soup (huge serving, free refill and only 6, 20) and the pork leg platter. The soup was wonderful,... More 

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Thank Kassie H
Dusseldorf, Germany
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326 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Stayed in Meissen on a business trip with no dinner plans and found Domkeller on Tripadvisor. It's a bit of a walk up to the dome, but worth it, not only for the restaurant. Since we had no reservations, we couldn't get a seat in the area with a view. Even withhout view, the restaurant is nice. The building is... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

This place is awesome. Traveling with my father, we chose Meissen for a day trip from Berlin (a nice 1.75 hour drive from Berlin on the autobahn). We pulled up to the town with no plans or expectations and I looked for the best restaurant in town and boy did they deliver. You absolutely must get a table on the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

We went here because of the reviews we had seen on trip advisor and it did not disappoint. Excellent service, food and setting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Soups, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Domplatz 9, 01662 Meissen, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Meissen
  • Phone Number: 03521 45 76 76

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?